Scrapbook Boutique September Colour Challenge Second Attempt

Well after a little bit more crafting tonight, I am entering in a second card to the Scrapbook Boutique September Colour Challenge. I wasn’t entirely happy with the first card, so here is another attempt…this time a totally different approach.

Supplies: Regal Craft Card (white textured single fold), Kaisercraft Small Gerbera stamp, X-Press It White card, Memento Ink Black Tuxedo, Copic markers, foam dimensionals, glossy accents, Kaisercraft patterned paper – La Di Da Collection “Hop” (green stripe), TLC Quik Words ‘Thank you” rub on, Glossy accents.

I added glossy accents to the centre of the flowers (and as you can see in the second photo…it is not quite dry!!). Overall I am happy with the simplicity of this card – but it still uses the challenge colours of lilac, pink, green and white.

Ok, off to bed now.


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Scrapbook Boutique September Colour Challenge

Well I have been busy creating tonight…leaving things to the last minute again, but hey, I am a busy mother and have to wait until the kids go to bed to really get in the mode!

Here is my entry to the Scrapbook Boutique September Colour Challenge using the colours lilac, pink, green and white. I had a hard time with this…especially adding in the green! I am not altogether happy with the final result, but I did enjoy using this floral tag digistamp that I recently purchased from Isabella’s Sketchbook.

Supplies: Regal Craft Card (textured single fold), Paper Chic Patterned Paper (pink) by Cristina Re, Paper Chic Patterned Paper (pink stripes) by Cristina Re, Floral Tag digistamp from Isabella’s sketchbook, X-Press It white cardstock, copic markers, Kaisercraft pearls, foam dimensionals, Fiskars scallop border punch, bazzill cardstock (pink), Purple ribbon, Kaisercraft “Get Well Soon” rub on.

I also experimented with making the sentiment have a curved dimension and am happy with the result. The lilac flowers have also been raised to add some dimension.

Thanks for looking.


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CASE Study Challenge #7

I have done it…made the deadline just in time for this week’s CASE Study Challenge. I think Mariana’s card is simply perfection.

Anyway here is my take on her card. I just loved it so much I cased the whole thing, just changing the butterfly for some flowers which is a digi stamp from Isabella’s sketchbook.

Supplies: Kraft cardstock, brown Bazzill cardstock, Hero Arts Flourish background stamp, VersaMark Watermark ink, Clear embossing powder, digi stamp “Sweetheart Flowers” (from Isabella’s Sketchbook), Kaisercraft Pearls, Kaisercraft “Thinking of You” rub-on, Foam dimensionals, copic markers, white cardstock, Fiskars scallop border punch.

Thanks for looking and I’d love to hear what you think.

Have a great day,


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Quilled flower

Hi there on this beautiful spring day!

Here is another really simple quilled card that I did a while ago for a friend.

Supplies: Regal Craft card (textured single fold), 3mm quilling papers, bazzill cardstock (2x orange tones), Wendy Irving “Thank you for being you” rub on.

Sometimes keeping things simple is the best way to go. Often I play around with something for hours trying to be too complicated and then I end up going back to something really simple.

On a different note, how is this for an absolutely stunning card! Mariana Grigsby is just so super talented! Also check out this week’s CASE study challenge here where Mariana is this week’s Muse and has used this card as the inspiration.

Thanks for stopping by and have a super day.


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Quilled Butterfly

I actually do quite a bit of quilling, so I thought that it was high time I posted a quilled card! This is a simple little butterfly that I have made quite a lot of….it can be used for birthdays, new babies, thank you, etc…..a very versatile little bug really!

Supplies: Regal Craft Card (white textured single fold card), patterned paper (had this in my stash from the beginning of time so no idea what brand it is), Bazzill card stock (2 pinks), pink and white 3mm quilling paper, Wendy Irving “New arrival” rub on, 2 x square punches (Carl craft and Whale of a punch), corner chomper.

I hope this inspires you to dig out your quilling tools or give quilling a go if you have never tried it. Quilling doesn’t need to be complicated.

Until next time,


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